The fourth season of CONTACT!, the New York Philharmonic's new music series, features world premieres of New York Philharmonic–commissioned works by Andy Akiho and Jude Vaclavik; the U.S. premieres of works by Unsuk Chin, Poul Ruders, and Yann Robin; and the New York premiere of a work by Anders Hillborg. Young American conductor Jayce Ogren and NYP Music Director Alan Gilbert lead the programs, and soprano Elizabeth Futral and NYP Principal Oboist Liang Wang are soloists.
Friday, December 21, 2012, 7:00 p.m.
Jayce Ogren, conductor
Elizabeth Futral, soprano
Andy Akiho—New Work, world premiere
Andrew Norman—Try, New York premiere
Jude Vaclavik—New York Philharmonic commission
Friday, April 5, 2012, 7:00 p.m.
Alan Gilbert, conductor
Liang Wang, oboe
Unsuk Chin—Gougalon, U.S. premiere;
Poul Ruders—Oboe Concerto, U.S. premiere;
Anders Hillborg—Vaporized Tivoli, New York premiere;
Yann Robin – Backdraft, U.S. premiere, New York Philharmonic co-commission with the Fundação Casa da Música, Portugal
2 Fridays at 7:00: $35
This series is made possible by the Xerox Foundation.
Above: Photo of Alan Gilbert © Chris Lee
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